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P0500 2003 INFINITI G35

P0500 2003 INFINITI G35 - Vehicle Speed Sensor

Repair Importance Level: 3/3
Repair Difficulty Level: 2/3  What does this mean?

P0500 2003 INFINITI G35 Possible Causes

  • Faulty Vehicle Speed Sensor
  • Vehicle speed sensor harness or connectors is open or shorted
  • Vehicle speed sensor circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Engine Control Module (ECM)

First diagnose P0500 2003 INFINITI G35 code

    Check the "Possible Causes" listed above. Visually inspect the related wiring harness and connectors. Check for damaged components and look for broken, bent, pushed out, or corroded terminals.

P0500 2003 INFINITI G35 Tech Notes

On most Infiniti models the Vehicle Speed Sensor (VSS) is installed in the transaxle, on some Infiniti models poor connection at the speedometer can cause the problem. Before replacing the sensor you should try cleaning the sensor gear and erasing the code. If the light comes back you may have to replace the sensor.

Cost of diagnosing the P0500 2003 INFINITI G35 code

    Labor: 1.0

    The cost of diagnosing the P0500 2003 INFINITI G35 code is 1.0 hour of labor. The auto repair labor rates vary widely across the country, and even within the same city. Most auto repairs shops charge between $75 and $150 per hour.

When is the P0500 2003 INFINITI G35 code detected?

The almost 0 km/h (0 MPH) signal from vehicle speed sensor is sent to ECM even when vehicle is being driven.

P0500 2003 INFINITI G35 Possible Symptoms

  • Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)
  • Speedometer may not work properly
  • Transmission shifting problem

P0500 2003 INFINITI G35 Meaning

The vehicle speed sensor outputs a 4 pulse signal for every revolution of the rotor shaft, which is rotated by the transmission output shaft via the driven gear. After this signal is converted into a more precise rectangular waveform by the waveform shaping circuit inside the combination meter, it is then transmitted to the Engine Control Module (ECM). The ECM determines the vehicle speed based on the frequency of these pulse signals.

If P0500 is displayed with U1000 or U1001, first perform the trouble diagnosis for DTC U1000,U1001.

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